Judaic rituals and ritual artifacts from the Old Testament. Engraving.
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Clockwise from top-left: the first scene shows Moses receiving the order from God to build the tabernacle (Exodus 40.1); the second shows Moses ordering necessary relics and candlesticks (Exodus 40.4); the third shows the resting place of the ark of the covenant (1 Kings 8.6-7) and the last shows the "molten sea" fashioned by Solomon, borne by twelve statues of oxen (1 Kings 7.23)
Moses figit tabernaculum Exod. XL. Mensa, candelabrum et altare aureum in Tabernaculo Exod. XL. Arca foederis in sancto sanctorum I. Reg. VIII. Mare aeneum I. Reg. VII.
1 print : line engraving ; platemark 15.1 x 37.3
The other half of this print can be seen at Wellcome Library no. 20170i
Wellcome Library no. 20171i
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